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Sunday, January 15, 2017, 2:00 p.m. - Liberty Theater

AIFF Winter Film Series
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DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till

Directed by Rob Underhill
70 minutes - 1992

The story of the hate crime that changed America. In an acting tour de force, one man performs 36 roles in the telling of the Emmett Till tragedy. A masterful permformance by Mike Wiley. Experience the story, trial, and unbelievable confessions of those accrused of Emmett’s murder in this riveting . . . TRUE STORY DRAMA.

“His death was a spark that ignited the Civil Rights Movement in America,”
Ed Bradley, Emmy Award-winning journalist.

“Emmett Till was a young matyr in 1955 for human rights then and now,”
Ron Craig, Founder of Astoria International Film Festival.

“Brilliant, an inspiring film,”
Tim Tyson, Best-selling author of Blood Done Sign My Name.

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m. - Liberty Theater

AIFF Winter Film Series Barefoot in the Park

Directed by Gene Saks
106 - 1967

Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.

Ron Craig, Executive Director

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